(conversation overheard at VTech, 1988)
Boss: What’s a name that sounds good and smart for our quasi-educational video game console?
Engineer: Um, Socrates!
Boss: Is he smart?
Boss: Perfect! What’s for lunch?
NOTE: I wrongly referred to the alkaline battery corrosion as “acid”. It’s actually more basic–rendering my baking soda cleaning attempt moot.
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